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Henry Locke

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of Bristol

1858 Advert: 'WHARF FOUNDRY, &c, QUEEN STREET, BRISTOL.
HENRY LOCKE, in succeeding his Father (lately deceased) in the Businesses of ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, and IRON and BRASS FOUNDER, has to thank his numerous Friends for the liberal support extended to him, and begs to solicit continuance on his own behalf. Directness and despatch will mark all operations.
N.B.—Casting every day, once and twice, according to circumstances. An extensive assortment of Wheel Patterns, &c, kept, consisting largely of Bevil, Mitre, Spur, and Drum Pulley Wheels; Fly-Wheels, Plough, Barrow, Trolley, and other Wheels. Turning, Boring, and Screw Cutting by Steam Power.'[1]

1858 Advert: 'CIDER SCREW CUTTING, AND GENERAL TURNING AND BORING, BY STEAM POWER. HENRY LOCKE, ENGINEER, MILLWRIGHT, AND IRONFOUNDER, WHARF FOUNDRY, QUEEN-STREET, BRISTOL.'[2]

Henry Locke is assumed to be the son of John Locke.

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Sources of Information

  1. Western Daily Press, 6 August 1858
  2. Bristol Mercury, 16 October 1858